|Place||Europe: United Kingdom, England|
|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
England, c. 1944. Group portrait of crew members of a Halifax bomber of No. 148 Squadron RAF. ...
England, c. 1944. Group portrait of crew members of a Halifax bomber of No. 148 Squadron RAF. Left to right: back row: J. C. Thomson, ? RAF, wireless operator; Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) C. A. Beanland, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), air gunner. Front row: Flt Sgt D. J. Mason, RAF, navigator; Pilot Officer C. W. Crabtree, RAF, pilot and captain of the aircraft; 418698 Flt Sgt A. Bennett, RAAF, navigator and bomb aimer. Beanland, Mason, Crabtree and Bennett were killed when the Halifax they were flying was shot down near the town of Wojnicz in the Letowice region of Poland on 1944-08-05. (Original print housed in P run in AWM Archive Store) (Donor L. Swart)